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 The first training workshop in women capacity building in Petra

 


In participation with 30 activist women of various political, leftist currents, municipal work and local community, Al Badeel Studies and Research Center concluded the first training workshop in women capacity building in Petra. The workshop (Friday and Saturday, 25/26/10/2013) comes within the context of enhancing women participation in the political parties, due to significant role of women in the political life, which reflect the comprehensively concept and the rights insured by the Jordanian legislation.

However, the number of women who join political parties is not on the required level. In addition, the local studies, especially the results of the study that was implemented by Al- Badeel Studies Center and that were launched with the beginning of the project five months ago. This study used the qualitative methodology to examine the status of women existence in the leftist political parties, with the use of focused discussion groups, in participation with women who are activist in the leftist parties as well as other women. The questions of the study focused on the status of women in the parties, the reasons of their weak participation, the role of bylaws of the leftist parties in women empowerment and the mechanisms of expanding women participation.
The project included the preparation of a study on the status of women and their participation in the Jordanian leftist parties; a training program to encourage the Jordanian women engage in the political life, to enhance the capacities in the field of communication, networking, leadership skills and preparing projects and campaigns, not to forget the need to motivate women who have social democratic trends.

 

Inauguration of the workshop

 At beginning of the workshop, Mr. Wahid Qarmesh, the Director of Al- Badeel Center addressed a speech confirming that this workshop intends to build women capacities through the use of modern communication means, raising women capacities in leadership and having skills to gain support and to learn about the mechanisms of making campaigns.
Mr. Wahid added: "this project aims at enhancing and developing women participation in the political leftist parties, as it has been noted that women participation in the political parties in general is weak, especially their programs and culture, which all require presence and the need for women to occupy leadership positions in the organizational structures.
Since women constitute half of the community, then her absence in non-participation in the public work will hinder the development of communities, the democratic and political process".


The training content

The training content of workshop dealt with two themes, namely:

First: women's political participation, the importance of political work, theoretical awareness and supporting women's position to reach leadership and decision making positions.

Trainer Riyadh Soboh presented practical applications that linked theory with issues of human rights.
Second: possessing of leadership skills, communication, networking, management of dialogue and negotiations.
At the end of the workshop, the participants discussed through dialogue the means to gain the support of the public opinion, the available community resources and the role of man in supporting woman.

The participants presented a number of recommendations that intend to enhance woman's role and efficient participation in the political process.

At the end of the workshop, the Chairman of Al- Badeel Center, Mr. Jamal Al- Khateeb, Mr. Salman Nakresh (Director of civil society organizations- parliament council) and the Director of Al- Badeel Center, Mr. Wahid Qarmesh, distributed the certificates to the participants.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

العنوان : تلاع العلي /حي البركة - عمارة الهضاب رقم27 
هاتف: 0096265674804
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البريد الإلكتروني : Info@albadeeljordan.org
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